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Aortopulmonary Septal Defect MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.400.560.098
C14.280.400.560.098
C16.131.240.400.560.098
Unique ID
D001028
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001028
Scope Note
A developmental abnormality in which the spiral (aortopulmonary) septum failed to completely divide the TRUNCUS ARTERIOSUS into ASCENDING AORTA and PULMONARY ARTERY. This abnormal communication between the two major vessels usually lies above their respective valves (AORTIC VALVE; PULMONARY VALVE).
Entry Version
AORTOPULM SEPTAL DEFECT
Entry Term(s)
Aorticopulmonary Septal Defect
Aorticopulmonary Septal Defects
Aortopulmonary Septal Defects
Septal Defect, Aorticopulmonary
Septal Defect, Aortopulmonary
Septal Defects, Aorticopulmonary
Septal Defects, Aortopulmonary
NLM Classification #
WG 220
Previous Indexing
Aorta, Thoracic/abnormalities (1966-1983)
Aorta/abnormalities (1966-1983)
Heart Defects, Congenital (1966-1983)
Pulmonary Artery/abnormalities (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEART DEFECTS, CONGENITAL 1984-90
History Note
91(84); was see under HEART DEFECTS, CONGENITAL 1984-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/05/31
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect Preferred
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